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Make your own fig preserves from scratch with this easy canning recipe.

Recipe Summary

cook:
1 hr 20 mins
additional:
1 hr
total:
2 hrs 30 mins
prep:
10 mins
Servings:
64
Yield:
64 servings
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Ingredients

64
Original recipe yields 64 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • In a large mixing bowl place figs and sprinkle with baking soda. Pour the boiling water over the figs and soak for 1 hour.n

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  • Drain figs and rinse thoroughly with cold water. In a large Dutch oven combine the sugar and the 4 cups of water; bring to a boil and cook for 10 minutes.n

  • Add the figs and lemon slices to the syrup in the Dutch oven and cook for 1 hour, stirring occasionally.n

  • Spoon figs into hot, sterilized jars and spoon syrup over figs, leaving 1/2 inch of head space. Top jars with lids and screw bands on tightly. Process for 10 minutes in a hot water bath.n

Nutrition Facts

141 calories; protein 0.6g; carbohydrates 36.5g; fat 0.2g; sodium 58.5mg. Full Nutrition
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